Smiths Station, AL
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Smiths Station, AL crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Smiths Station has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Smiths Station is 1 in 59. How does Smiths Station fare compared to other communities in Alabama of all population sizes? Smiths Station's crime rate is lower than approximately 61% of Alabama communities.

However, when you compare Smiths Station to other communities of similar population, then Smiths Station crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Smiths Station does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Smiths Station does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Smiths Station.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Smiths Station occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Smiths Station; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 442. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Smiths Station; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Smiths Station Crime Data

 

Crime Index

44

(100 is safest)


Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

Smiths Station Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

78

90

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.26

14.72

16.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Smiths Station 2.26
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 442

in Smiths Station

1 in 212

in Alabama

Smiths Station VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,300
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Smiths Station 14.72
Alabama 29.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in Smiths Station

1 in 34

in Alabama

Smiths Station Property CRIMES

Population: 5,300
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Smiths Station Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Smiths Station 14
Alabama 15

Zip Codes in Smiths Station, AL